Good news: We’ve never been closer to achieving universal broadband connectivity in America with 93% of U.S. homes now using the internet. With a 100% connected nation in sight, let’s take a look at three ways cable broadband providers are working to get America over the finish line and close the digital divide.
Broadband access for everyone—regardless of race, location, ethnicity, or income is a key step on the way to achieving 100% connectivity across the country. As education, employment, and even many basic life functions rely more and more on an internet connection, the concept of “digital equity” is crucial to bridging the digital divide.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was back in full force this year with an impressive display of wireless trends set to revolutionize our homes, healthcare, and workspaces. Here are four of the most important wireless trends that emerged from CES 2023...
In rural states like West Virginia, broadband access is not yet available everywhere. To achieve 100% connectivity in remote areas, we must take collective action. That’s why governments and internet service providers (ISPs) continue to establish public-private partnerships that utilize federal, state, and local funding for broadband expansion across the country – producing a track record of success.
As the year comes to a close, it’s our custom to take a look back at some of the milestones accomplished in the world of broadband and cable television, and a look ahead at what the coming year might hold.
It’s been one year since the launch of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) – a federal initiative that provides free or discounted high-speed broadband to qualifying households across the country. Closing the digital divide is a national priority. The Affordable Connectivity Program – and its partnership with internet service providers (ISPs) – plays an important part in enabling millions of Americans to access the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare, and more.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a first draft of the new, interactive U.S. broadband map, which will be instrumental step to getting all Americans connected to high-speed internet by identifying where internet is available and where it still needs to be deployed.
This is not a drill: we’re facing a profound climate crisis. And while you might not think “internet” and “environmental impact” go hand-in-hand, cable internet service providers (ISPs) are working to mitigate the impacts of climate change.